SIHH 2019 In Review: From Watches To Exhibition Space, Events And More

 |  January 23rd, 2019

If you were in attendance at this year’s SIHH, then — as the saying goes — “if you know, you know.” For those who weren’t there, however, we take you behind the scenes for a look at what went on at the 29th annual SIHH and around Geneva from January 13-18, 2019 — the good, the bad and the ugly. SIHH 2019 in Review: Right off the bat, I have to say that this was one of the most successful…

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Up Close With The Speake-Marin Vertical Double Tourbillon Openworked

 |  June 26th, 2018

Properly executed, very few horological pieces capture both the artistry and technological prowess of a haute horology Manufacture quite the way an openworked piece does. Being able to craft a highly technical piece of machinery and being able to conceal the inner workings to make the piece largely transparent is a wonder and a joy to see in person. The newest Speake-Marin Bi-tourbillon watch unveiled at SIHH 2018 in a new interpretation of its Magister Vertical Double Tourbillon) captures the…

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Pierce Brosnan Continues As A Brand Ambassador For Speake-Marin Watches

 |  February 23rd, 2018

Once again, Pierce Brosnan renews his partnership as international brand ambassador for the Speake-Marin watch brand, for the fourth consecutive year.  Brosnan first learned of the Speake-Marin watchmaking brand on the set of the 2015  film, “The Survivor.”  In that movie he played the part of a London watchmaker, so he sought out the brand’s founder Peter Speake-Marin for assistance. That friendship led to the brand ambassadorship. Now that Peter Speake-Marine has left the brand, Brosnan stayed on, as he still…

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Blimey! Don’t Miss This Speake-Marin Limited Edition London Chronograph (prices)

 |  February 12th, 2018

This year at SIHH, the Speake-Marin brand not only announced that it was now working with veteran watch designer Eric Giroud, but also the brand unveiled  several important new timepieces, Easily one of our favorites is the new London Chronograph,  a nod to the British roots of the brand. After all, its original founder, Peter Speake-Marin, was British and brought a lot of that watchmaking culture to the forefront in the brand. Now that he has left the company, there…

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New Year, New SIHH 2018: 35 Exhibitors Slated To Show At First Watch Exhibition Of The Year, See What’s Changed

 |  January 7th, 2018

Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) is around the corner. Beginning officially on January 15 ,2018, and running through Friday January 19, the SIHH is becoming the “it” show. This year marks the 28th edition of the fair, which I have been attending since it first began (with the exception of missing just one show the year my daugther was born). I have watched the exhibition grow, morph and bloom over the years and am particularly excited about this…

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Watch Collectors Unite: WatchTime New York 2017 Is Around The Corner

 |  October 6th, 2017

The industry event of the year is just around the corner. WatchTime New York brings together some of the most illustrious brands in the watch industry and opens them up to the public. Held at Gotham Hall in New York City, this two-day event welcomes 30 brands to center stage. Festivities kick off on October 13th during the WatchTime cocktail event. During this 3-hour event guests have the opportunity to meet brand executives, VIP’s, WatchTime editors, and some of the…

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Only Watch 2017 Part 2: Meet the Rest of the 49 Unique Watches Being Auctioned (Slide Show)

 |  July 13th, 2017

Earlier this week, we brought you news about OnlyWatch 2017, and showed half of the 49 (thus far) unique watches that are going up for auction in November for the seventh annual OnlyWatch event.   OnlyWatch is a charity auction with all proceeds going toward finding a cure for  t Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.  As mentioned yesterday, these are all unique watches being donated by the brands for this event only. To heighten the attention, a  world tour of these watches begins in September…

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